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Senior Information Security Advisor

Ministry of Social Development
Job Category:
Information / Records Management
Wellington - Wellington
Wellington - Wairarapa
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Ongoing - Full Time
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Job Description

Senior Information Security Advisor


  • Use your risk and security skills to make a difference
  • Varied technologies and projects
  • Supportive team environment


We have some exciting new programmes of work happening this year and need to expand our team!  


About the Role 


We are looking for an experienced Senior Advisor to provide expert risk and security advice to a range of internal and external stakeholders, to ensure that our client's information is kept safe and managed appropriately.

You will have considerable experience in security and risk management to educate and influence across all levels. You will work closely with our Privacy and IT teams and be exposed to a wide variety of exciting business projects.  


Skills and Experience  


Our ideal candidate will offer:  


  • Experience in a combination of business analysis, risk management, information security and IT roles
  • The ability to communicate security and risk-related concepts to both technical and non-technical audiences
  • A good understanding of IT security frameworks, policies and standards
  • Excellent written skills
  • Demonstrated stakeholder management skills with the ability to influence project and design decision making
  • Ability to work collaboratively within a small team environment


If you have the necessary skills and experience, we want to hear from you!  


About The Ministry of Social Development


The Ministry of Social Development is the lead agency for the social sector.  We help New Zealanders to help themselves to be safe, strong and independent. 



Why work for us?


Come and work for us and take your career to new heights! There will be plenty of opportunities for you to grow and develop in a supportive environment. You will be able to add value and hone your expertise - all while making a difference to the lives of New Zealanders.


We offer flexible work arrangements, so you can work at your best and have numerous other benefits on offer.



How to Apply  


To apply, click the 'Apply Now' button to upload your CV and cover letter, and complete the online application form.   Note - your cover letter will be a key part of our assessment process, so please highlight how your experience relates to the key accountabilities listed in the position description.   Please note we will consider applications from suitably qualified overseas candidates who have worked with similar legislation (e.g. Australia and UK).  


Applications close Wednesday 29 January 2020.

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